Category Archives: Angela

Review of Heather Balog’s The Dead of Summer

Reviewed by Angela 5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="B012BBZBAO" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51g1JLlSvuL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"]The Dead of Summer is a Young Adult story set around the summer school holidays of fifteen-year-olds, Kennedy and Lindy. Lindy is gorgeous, slim, rich and bossy, whereas Kennedy is plain, plump, flat broke and bossed around by bossy-boots…
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REVIEW – The Other Me by Saskia Sarginson

Reviewed by Angela 5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="1250089131" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41CK1a1%2BzmL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="105"] This was a book that I truly couldn't put down. For me, it had all the elements of a strong guilt-ridden character based story. Klaudia oozed so much guilt about her father's past that upon leaving school she…
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REVIEW – Cold Deception by D.B. Tait

Reviewed by Angela 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="B00T5NYU7W" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KemGbPC2L._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="120"] Julia is released from a ten year prison sentence for murder. She wants to get back to 'normal' life back in the Blue Mountains in Australia but even before she reaches home she has a bad encounter with her original arresting…
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Reveiw – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Reviewed by Angela 5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="1476738025" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51m3uBiWpEL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="103"]A Man Called Ove is a wonderful book for anyone from teens upwards. Originally written in Swedish and translated to English, there are many Swedish elements still there in their way of life and outlook on life, not to mention the snow.…
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Review – Monsters by Emerald Fennell

Reviewed by Angela [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="1471404625" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51nhJoOn2PL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="104"]Emerald Fennell, of Call The Midwife fame, has created an engaging and rather edgy story for Teenagers/Young Adults. I was a little surprised that by the end of the book we haven't learned the protagonist's name. Briefly this is a humorous, and at…
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Review – Letting You Go by Anouska Knight

Reviewed by Angela  3.5 /5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="1474030939" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51g0dVzYEvL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="102"]Letting You Go is a well put together romance story full of emotion and past guilt. The Foster family tragically lost their son, Dill, to drowning whilst under the supervision of his older sister, Alex, and her boyfriend, Finn. In particular,…
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